|Date of Birth||June 27, 1969|
|Date Deceased||October 15, 2021|
|Service Date||October 20, 2021|
|Service Time||6 p.m.|
|Service Location||Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc.|
|Interment Location||Heritage Hill Cemetery, Arkport|
Brian W. Bailor
HORNELL-Brian W. Bailor, 52, of State Route 21 (Thacherville) passed away early Friday morning (Oct. 15, 2021) at Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville after a two year bravely fought battle with cancer.
Born in Hornell on June 27, 1969, he was a son of the late Claude and Frances (Mattern) Bailor. Besides his parents, he was also predeceased by one step brother, Brad Puff, Sr. and one step sister, Barbara Puff.
A former resident of Arkport, Brian has resided in Hornell for most of his life. He attended Arkport Central School and received his GED.
He was employed at the former Hornell Do It Best for about 10 years and was currently employed as a cleaner at Alfred State College for the past six years. Brian also cleaned several area banks through ServCo for about 15 years.
He will be remembered as a very kind hearted person who would help anyone in need. Brian was well loved by all of his family and friends. He was especially known for his upbeat personality and usually had a joke or funny saying for anything. Brian liked to dance and play music and spend time with his family and friends.
His loving family includes his wife of 16 years, Karen (Brewer) Bailor, who he married at the Canisteo Wesleyan Church on June 18, 2005; his daughter, Vanessa Bailor of Hornell; one step brother, Richard Puff; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Larry and Janice Brewer of Canisteo; as well as many friends.
Calling hours are 4-6 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 20, 2021) at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell, where a funeral and committal service will be held following the calling hours at 6 p.m. Wednesday with Pastor Shannon Brumfield of the Canisteo Wesleyan Church officiating. Interment will be in Heritage Hill Cemetery, Arkport.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in his memory to either Noyes Memorial Hospital or the Wilmot Cancer Center, 111 Clara Barton St., Dansville, NY 14437. Envelops for memorial contributions will be available at the funeral home.
The Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc. in Hornell is honored to assist Brian’s family with the arrangements.
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